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subsistence
used in Atlas Shrugged

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what is minimally needed to survive; or the condition of minimally surviving
  • You have never discovered the industrial age-and you cling to the morality of the barbarian eras when a miserable form of human subsistence was produced by the muscular labor of slaves.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (70% in)

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